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UN demands end to Israeli settlements after US abstains

  • The UN Security Council demands that Israel halt settlements, in a resolution adopted after the United States refrained from vetoing the contentious measure. (AFP Video)
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US envoy to UN says Iran missile test 'absolutely unacceptable'

  • Iran's test-firing of a medium-range ballistic missile is "absolutely unacceptable," US Ambassador Nikki Haley says following a closed-door meeting of the UN Security Council. (AFP Video)
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EU's Tusk says no 'common position' on Russia with Trump

  • European Council president Donald Tusk says talks with US President Donald Trump on Thursday reveal no "common position" on Russia.
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Xi reappointed at helm of China's ruling council

  • President Xi Jinping is formally reappointed head of the Communist Party, commanding a new ruling council whose role will likely be eclipsed after he established himself as China's most powerful leader in decades. (AFP Video)
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Protesters in London press UK to recognize State of Palestine

  • The Balfour Declaration is “not over,” says Mustafa Barghouti, an activist and member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, tells Arab News on the sidelines of a rally in London on Nov. 4, 2017, that the Balfour Declaration is “not over" and is in fact "being implemented in the West Bank, in...
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US envoy calls for emergency UN session on Iran

  • Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, says that Washington will seek an emergency meeting of the Security Council on the protests in Iran. (AFP Video)
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US, Europe expel Russian envoys over UK spy attack

  • The United States and its European allies on Monday expelled dozens of Russian diplomats in a coordinated action against Moscow which they accuse of poisoning an ex-spy in the English city of Salisbury....
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US and France raise alarm on the situation in Eastern Ghouta

  • The United States and France rebuke the UN Security Council over Syria and the failure of a 30-day ceasefire. US Ambassador Nikki Haley tells fellow representatives "This should be a day of shame for members of this council".
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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman meets Vatican official to confront violence and extremism

  • Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received at his office at Al-Yamamah palace in Riyadh on Wednesday the Chairman of the Pontifical Council for Interfaith Dialogue at the Vatican, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, and his accompanying delegation.
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Sudan holds ‘million-strong’ protest march

  • Sudanese protesters began gathering for a “million-strong” march Thursday to turn up the heat on the ruling military council after three of its members resigned following talks on handing over power. For more on this story: https://bit.ly/2GGqV0j
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